At the beginning of 2020, our MHM team went on field visits to Ethiopia and Niger. Their findings will help structure a Development Impact Bond around Menstrual Hygiene Management in these countries, in collaboration with the French Development Agency and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Education and Employment related news
Auticon was the first company in Germany to employ people diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as IT consultants. Today, they are present all over the world, including the US, and their employees’ particularity is what helps them survive the coronavirus crisis.
KOIS invested in Auticon in 2012, when it had only 7 consultants. Today, we’re happy to see that companies such as Auticon, with a dual objective of profit and impact, are able to keep having an impact during the COVID-19 crisis.
In 2020, we came out with the second edition of our impact report. Since our first investment in 2010, we have focused on creating a positive measurable societal & environmental impact, as well as delivering attractive returns for our investors.
Discover how we managed to serve this dual impact-profit objective in our 2019 Impact Report.
In 2017, we came out with our first ever Impact report. In this first edition, we describe our current projects and investments, in a clear impact perspective.
In July 2017, KOIS and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council went on a field visits in India. The visit’s objective was to better assess the feasibility and relevance of a Development Impact Bond around Menstrual Hygiene Management.
KOIS is looking into whether a development impact bond focused on employment and entrepreneurship in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq could help refugees and host communities.
One year ago we announced the launch of the first Belgian Social Impact Bond. This achievement was reached in a record timing of less than a year, by an informal team of professionals including EVPA member KOIS.